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Council vows to cut red tape in bid to save Borders’ high streets

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Kyle Christensen.

Police name Hawick crash victim

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From left, Alex Bell of Hawick in Bloom, councillors Stuart Marshall, George Turnbull and Watson McAteer and Jake Coltman of Hawick in Bloom in the town's Wilton Lodge Park celebrating as it claims Green Flag status.

Hawick park hits gold standard by landing Green Flag award

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PC Rhys Prentice.

Police officer killed in A7 crash near Galashiels

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Call for fundraising wartime ladies’ plaque

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Post worker banned from road for dangerous driving after crash near Kelso

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Selkirk man jailed for causing disturbance at Galashiels transport interchange

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Borders MP defends red carpet treatment for Donald Trump

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Richard Rankin, chief executive of the H&H Group.

St Boswells mart firm takes on new chief executive

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Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

35-year-old jailed for assaulting his dad, 72, in Kelso

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Police name Hawick crash victim

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PC Rhys Prentice.

Police officer killed in A7 crash near Galashiels

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Repairs to Galafoot Bridge will commence on August 5 and last for 10 weeks.

Galafoot bridge to close eastbound for 10 weeks from August 5

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The A1 at Penmanshiel.

Student caused crash by falling asleep while driving along A1 in Borders

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Scene of fatal motorbike accident at Eildon Road, Hawick.

Police appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist dies in Hawick

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Post worker banned from road for dangerous driving after crash near Kelso

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Galashiels transport interchange.

Selkirk man jailed for causing disturbance at Galashiels transport interchange

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Jedburgh Sheriff Court.

35-year-old jailed for assaulting his dad, 72, in Kelso

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Selkirk Sheriff Court.

Galashiels man fined £350 over struggle with wife

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Tapestry already inspiring artistic efforts by Borders youngsters

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Earlston pupils pull off Les Mis masterpiece

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St Margaret's RC Primary School in Hawick.

Tour of Hawick school on offer ahead of closure this summer

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VIDEO: John Swinney at Jedburgh intergenerational school campus site

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Councillor Carol Hamilton supervises as council leader Shona Haslam and deputy first minister John Swinney help pupils Sana Saukawa (Howdenburn), Kira Renilson (Jed Grammar)  Alice Hickson (Howdenburn), Harry Brown (Jed Grammar) and Ella McGovern and Ellie Scott (both Parkside) get the earth moving on the new campus on Monday afternoon.

John Swinney hails Jedburgh’s ‘real prize’ as model for future

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Council vows to cut red tape in bid to save Borders’ high streets

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Richard Rankin, chief executive of the H&H Group.

St Boswells mart firm takes on new chief executive

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RBS community banker Amanda Baitup at the Chest Heart Stroke community hub in the High St

Community banker out to fill gap left by closures

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Hawick High Street.

Planning policy changes suggested to halt decline of Borders’ high streets

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Council vows to cut red tape in bid to save Borders’ high streets

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From left, Alex Bell of Hawick in Bloom, councillors Stuart Marshall, George Turnbull and Watson McAteer and Jake Coltman of Hawick in Bloom in the town's Wilton Lodge Park celebrating as it claims Green Flag status.

Hawick park hits gold standard by landing Green Flag award

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US president Donald Trump on the golf course at Turnberry on Saturday.

Borders MP defends red carpet treatment for Donald Trump

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Hawick High Street.

Planning policy changes suggested to halt decline of Borders’ high streets

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Eric Faulkner.

Hawick music festival appealing for handout

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Hawick park hits gold standard by landing Green Flag award

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Tomorrow, Yorkshire will see a dry morning with early cloud soon burning away, leaving spells of warm sunshine and a maximum temperature of 25 C

Long-term weather forecast shows there’s no end in sight for Britain’s heatwave

Environment
Only 27 salmon and five sea trout were caught last week.

Tweed fishing ‘all but ceased’ due to heat

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Catherine Maxwell Stuart at Traquair House with a map of the planned paths.

Work under way on £200,000 new path network near Innerleithen

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NHS Borders facing funding shortfall of more than £11m

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Selkirkshire councillor Elaine Thornton-Nicol campaigned earlier this year to keep a GP practice in Newtown St Boswells.

Residents given four options for future of Newtown St Boswells medical practice

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Lucy Lintott with Doddie Weir, right, and Lawrence Cowan, chairman of MND Scotland.

Doddie Weir marks end of first year since revealing MND diagnosis with £100,000 charity cheque handover

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Borders MSP Rachael Hamilton at Holyrood.

MSP calling for action to tackle bed-blocking in Borders

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The Margaret Kerr Unit at the Borders General Hospital.

Borders General Hospital worker denies stealing money from end-of-life care unit

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